Tag Archives: voicing

Texture series: Drop voicing

I am going to do a series over the next several weeks on texture. For those that don’t know, when arrangers and writers refer to the term “texture,” we are referring to ideas of an arrangement outside of melody and harmony decisions. In other words, we are referring to decisions such as how to voice, […]

Important things to know about altered chords

If you are following these lessons in order, you are now working on adding 7ths to your chords.  I want you to keep working on that, but need to give you some other information that will help you. Many pianists want to know what chords I use, but they do not understand that the actual […]